|Object type||Black & white|
|Physical description||Black & white|
Dunne, Bryan Rupert
|Place made||Vietnam: South Vietnam, Saigon|
|Date made||July 1965|
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Pall bearers stand next to the coffin, draped with the Australian flag, during a solemn ceremony ...
Pall bearers stand next to the coffin, draped with the Australian flag, during a solemn ceremony held after the accidental deaths on 1965-06-26 in Bien Hoa of 37867 Private (Pte) Michael Alwyn Bourke, of 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (1RAR), 37010 Pte William T. Carroll, 1RAR, and Pte Arie Van Valen, 1RAR. 1RAR and representatives of all allied forces in Vietnam pay their respects at Tan Son Nhut airbase, before the bodies are flown back to Australia. Identified are, left side of coffin: 3411044 Pte Leonard Rogasch. Right side of coffin, front to back: 215727 Pte Stan Jones, 213919 Pte George Daley, unknown. End of coffin, facing the camera: a Vietnamese officer pinning a medal, probably the Armed Forces Honour Medal (2nd Class) (AFHM (2nd Class)), to the flag, and Colonel O. D. Jackson.